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  • Summary: Anime horror film follows the exploits of a half-human, half-vampire in a distant future.
  • Director: Jack Fletcher
  • Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy, Romance, Animation
  • Runtime: 103 min
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. Reviewed by: David Chute
    80
    Kawajiri's doom-laden action epic is a heady brew indeed.
  2. 80
    Dark fantasy triumphs in this gorgeously animated surrealist adventure.
  3. Beautiful, witty and provocative, this is one genre film that ought to appeal to fans and non-fans alike.
  4. 67
    Exciting, gory, funny and, like much of anime, a bit cheesy.
  5. Reviewed by: Loren King
    63
    Confusing storytelling and bad dialogue.
  6. 60
    Handsome, well-executed film that nonetheless feels a bit long at 111 minutes. Those who are already anime fans will certainly find it stimulating; but this may not be the one to convert the uninitiated.
  7. Reviewed by: Charles Solomon
    50
    A baroque, bloody fantasy-adventure that stubbornly remains less than the sum of its parts.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16

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